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Fresh Air Galaxy grocery store changes ownership, now part of Compare Foods chain

HICKORY - The former Fresh Air Galaxy grocery store on Springs Road has come under the ownership of the chain Compare Foods, a change that a representative of the new ownership says will expand the store's international offerings. Manuel Olivares, a representative of the Compare Foods ownership grou

HICKORY DAILY RECORD - 2017-11-22 06:00:00

City council votes on vehicle-related issues

Issues of vehicles and where to put them held the attention of Galax City Council members at their regular monthly meeting on Nov. 13. Once again addressing an on-going issue, council voted unanimously to make some changes to the city's parking and traffic ordinance. The changes give authority to

GALAX GAZETTE - 2017-11-22 01:48:00

TransCanada: Keystone oil leak a sudden, 'immediate' event

Add digital to current active Sunday - Friday print subscription BRITTON, S.D. (AP) - A TransCanada Corp. official says he believes an estimated 210,000-gallon oil leak discovered last week in South Dakota from the Keystone pipeline was a sudden and "immediate" event. The American News reports that

MORGANTON NEWS HERALD - 2017-11-21 22:03:23

The Briefcase: First Reliance Bank names Winston-Salem executive

First Reliance Bank names Winston-Salem executive First Reliance Bancshares Inc., based in Florence, S.C., said Monday it has named Alan Lomax as its city executive for Winston-Salem as part of opening a loan-production office at 3069 Trenwest Drive. The bank said it has plans to convert the Trenwes

WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL - 2017-11-21 05:15:00

'Antiques on Parade' yields surprises

Phyllis N. Jeffries, with appraiser Walter White, Days Gone By Antiques, Dobson, examine a Lionel train which is more than 100 years old and belonged to Jeffries' grandfather. Submitted photos Dr. Annette Ayers presides over the evening's business meeting. Submitted photos From left, Mike Hutche


Old Fashioned Christmas at history center to precede parade

JONESVILLE - Elkin and Jonesville both have Christmas events planned in the next couple of weeks to entertain both young and old. The Jonesville Historical Society will welcome Christmas from 2 to 5 p.m. the first Saturday and Sunday of December by holding an Old Fashioned Christmas at the Yadkin Va

ELKIN TRIBUNE - 2017-11-22 18:41:24

Dawg House opens in Wytheville

There's a new place to eat a biscuit in Wytheville. Tha' Dawg House has opened in the old Long John Silver's location. Just as he did in Pulaski, owner Mark Hale converted the former fish restaurant on East Main Street into Tha Dawg House, an eatery that serves breakfast and lunch, including Hale's

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TODAY - 2017-11-21 21:45:00

Active lifestyle and healthy diet helps Wythe man get back on his feet

When David Coleman suffered a massive stroke nine years ago, the doctors weren't sure if he would live - let alone be able to walk. "The doctor said if I lived through the night, I would probably be brain-dead," said Coleman. But Coleman did live through the night. And his brain regained its functio

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TODAY - 2017-11-21 21:15:00

Narcan, the Eastside and how to curb the overdose epidemic

Emergency medical technicians in Redmond have been carrying the opioid overdose-reversing drug Naloxone since the spring of 2016, and last year alone first responders used it 47 times. Naloxone, commonly known as Narcan, is a drug that has been around for decades and is used to quickly snap people b

BELLEVUEREPORTER.COM - 2017-11-22 16:00:00

Family is 'Thankful' for Treasure Returned to Them 73 Years Later

VICTORIA - With Thanksgiving here this week, one local family is thankful that a man they had never met took the time and effort to return something to their family. After 73 years, a "Heart Shield" military New Testament Bible found its way back to members of Edwin Vaughan's family. The story began

SOUTHSIDEMESSENGER.COM - 2017-11-22 19:13:00

The Truth, the Whole Truth, and Nothing But the Truth

Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.John Adams 1770 Supervisor-elect Kay Pierantoni is angry with the Southside Messenger because we have not included her monthly tirades to th

SOUTHSIDEMESSENGER.COM - 2017-11-22 20:00:00

Annual Miss Charlotte County Pageant Brings Out the Best in All

CHARLOTTE COURT HOUSE - As the autumn wind howled outside on Saturday night, the Randolph-Henry auditorium was filled with ooohs and aaahs from an excited crowd. Thirty-four young beauties took the stage for the annual Miss Charlotte County Pageant on Saturday, November 18 at 7 p.m. The pageant incl

SOUTHSIDEMESSENGER.COM - 2017-11-22 19:50:00

Lunenburg Sees Increases in Property Values Following Reassessment

LUNENBURG - Lunenburg County recently underwent a reassessment of property and improvements with both areas increasing according to Lunenburg County Commissioner of Revenue Liz Hamlett. Mrs. Hamlett addressed the Lunenburg County Board of Supervisors last week and noted that there was an overall 7%

SOUTHSIDEMESSENGER.COM - 2017-11-22 19:14:00

As the Page Turns- 11/15/17

The nights are getting colder and winter will soon be here, bringing thoughts of the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. Your local library, the J. Robert Jamerson Memorial Library, is the hot spot to check out cookbooks to find a new family favorite recipe, craft books to learn how to create and m


Officials: Despite rumor, Appomattox Christian Academy is not closing

Appomattox Christian Academy, located at 1916 Redfields Road, says despite a rumor being passed around, the school is not closing (Photo: Google Maps) LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) - If you heard Appomattox Christian Academy (ACA) closing after Christmas, this information is a rumor, according to officials


Ties that bind: Louisa County coach Mark Fischer found his calling on the football field

Add digital to current active 7 day print subscription Current Star Exponent Mon-Sun Home Delivery Add digital to current active 7 day print subscription Current News Virginian Mon-Sun Home Delivery Add digital to current active 7 day print subscription Buy Now MINERAL - When his days as a tight

DAILY PROGRESS - 2017-11-22 21:00:00

Columbia Gas reminds homeowners about carbon monoxide dangers

CHESTER, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- With cooler weather, people are spending more time indoors. Columbia Gas Virginia wants to make sure people know what to watch out for when it comes to possible carbon monoxide, or CO, poisoning. CO is an odorless, tasteless and noncorrosive gas that can be produced by

NEWSPLEX.COM - 2017-11-22 21:01:00

Summit's Marite Robinson Presented with CASA 'Dream-Maker Award'

ELIZABETH, NJ - Longtime Summit resident Marite Robinson has been presented with the 'Jo-Anne B. Spatola Dream-Maker Award' by the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Union County in recognition of her passion for bettering the lives of local foster youth and her commitment to the organizati

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-11-21 21:59:00

Summit downtown 2017 holiday event schedule released

Thanksgiving is almost here, which means the holiday season is right around the corner! Summit Downtown, Inc. is excited to announce the downtown holiday events and initiatives for 2017: Shop Summit Passport Program, Small Business Saturday, Celebrate in Summit, Carriages & Carolers, Gifts to Go, an

NJ.COM - 2017-11-21 13:51:33

Student Summit on the seashore draws 50 Staten Island kids

Some 50 middle school students from the School for Civic Leadership and Staten Island Academy converged on Gateway National Recreation Area at Great Kills Park late last month to participate in the first seashore Student Summit to be held on Staten Island. I was lucky enough to be there with my seve